In 2017 Rijeka was announced to become European Capital of Culture in 2020. The city is a port of diversity and under this slogan it was awarded to become European capital of culture by the European Union. So the city is preparing itself to welcome numerous guests with a great program that not only concentrates on the city, but also involves a lot of neigbourhoods in the region.
Rijeka, Croatia’s third-largest city, is a left-leaning, punk-loving city is ready to rock now.
With this promotional video the city has been elected by the European Union to become the next candidate for European Capital of Culture: